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Wheeler, Scheifele help Jets beat Flyers 7-3

Dec. 15, 2019 9:06 PM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Blake Wheeler and Mark Scheifele each had a power-play goal and added two assists in the Winnipeg Jets' 7-3 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday, Nikolaj Ehlers, Luca Sbisa, Logan Shaw, Patrik Laine and Kyle Connor also scored and Connor Hellebuyck made 29 saves to help...

Dinwiddie scores 24 points, Nets end Sixers' 5-game streak

Dec. 15, 2019 8:45 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Spencer Dinwiddie scored 24 points including an explosive one-handed dunk, Joe Harris had 16 points and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Philadelphia 76ers 109-89 on Sunday night. DeAndre Jordan had 13 points and 11 rebounds and Garrett Temple finished with 13 points for the Nets, who ended a...

'Jumanji' ends 'Frozen 2' hot streak to claim top spot

Dec. 15, 2019 2:51 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Jumanji: The Next Level” puts “Frozen 2” on second-place ice, while Clint Eastwood’s “Richard Jewell” opened with one of the worst box office debuts for the director. The Sony film starring Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart brought in $60.1...

Kripps wins 4-man bobsled again in Lake Placid

Dec. 15, 2019 12:48 PM EST

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Canada’s Justin Kripps won a World Cup four-man bobsled race on Sunday for the second straight day. Kripps and his team of Ryan Sommer, Ben Coakwell and Cameron Stones finished two runs in 1 minute, 49.45 seconds. It was Kripps’ third consecutive win and fourth...

Siakam scores 30 points, Raptors beat Nets to snap home skid

Dec. 15, 2019 12:35 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — One huge quarter from 3-point range helped the Toronto Raptors halt a rare home losing streak. Pascal Siakam scored 30 points, Marc Gasol set season highs with 17 points and 15 rebounds and the Raptors beat the Brooklyn Nets 110-102 on Saturday night to snap a three-game slump on their home...

Bernier makes 42 saves, Red Wings beat Canadiens 2-1

Dec. 14, 2019 11:32 PM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Jonathan Bernier knew he was locked in from the moment he stepped onto the Bell Centre ice for warm-up. In front of friends and family in Montreal, Bernier made a season-high 42 saves as the league-worst Detroit Red Wings downed the Canadiens 2-1 on Saturday night. The Red Wings have won...

Rust scores in shootout, Penguins beat Kings 5-4

Dec. 14, 2019 11:15 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bryan Rust has helped carry the Pittsburgh Penguins with Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin out of the lineup. Rust scored twice in regulation and got the lone goal in the shootout, and the Penguins beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-4 on Saturday night. “That’s just a character...

Players hope US-Canada rivalry game helps spawn pro league

Dec. 14, 2019 10:41 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The United States women's hockey beat Canada 4-1 on Saturday night, with players hoping the first in a series of five games between the international rivals will help kindle the public’s interest in both their sport and their fight off the ice for better professional...

Canadians become 1st females to race World Cup doubles luge

Dec. 14, 2019 9:11 PM EST

WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) — Caitlin Nash and Natalie Corless made luge history Saturday, becoming the first female team to compete in a World Cup doubles race. The 16-year-olds from Whistler combined to finish 22nd in a field of 23 sleds, though that seemed largely irrelevant. There have been...

Hurricanes cool off Flames with 4-0 victory

Dec. 14, 2019 9:10 PM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Carolina used a hot goalie, a surging power play and a close non-offside call to end Calgary's seven-game winning streak. James Reimer made 32 stops, Brock McGinn scored the opening goal and Warren Foegele added a pair of late short-handed goals and the Carolina Hurricanes topped...